It’s not even lunch yet, but I still escaped to my car for a breather. Yesterday was my first day back to work after being gone for just over two weeks. Word spread fast.Continue reading
During my walks to lunch, I used to wonder about the random people I saw sitting in their cars, but not going anywhere. But ever since that fire drill, when I got so much done in the silence of my vehicle, I get it. I’m one of those people now.Continue reading
Having a rough day? Me, too. In fact, after two days of being on the receiving end of others’ rants, random criticisms, and good, ol’ fashioned rude behavior, I just pre-paid for a bunch of strangers’ coffee. I’ve found that random acts of kindness are really great for scraping other people’s word-vomit off my soul.Continue reading
They weren’t expecting me when I showed up to work for them last May. I found myself in an office full of retired and active-duty military pilots and strategists, all men, none of them communications experts, but they were somehow responsible for implementing the commander‘s vision for a strategic communications team … and I was put there to help them.Continue reading
Well, the word is out now, so it’s time for me to announce it: you are looking at my command’s newest Strategic Engagements Coordinator. After eight months working in a position created to take advantage of my expertise, I managed to convince my bosses that I really AM a hard worker who knows what she’s doing, and is a pleasure to work with…so they decided to keep me.Continue reading
Morning coffee in my power sweatshirt. Seriously, it’s powered. The Christmas lights light up. Just like my work inbox. Be a Boss Lady out there today, friends.
Dear Tawana … the yellow blazer fits perfectly. Your firstborn received a lot of compliments about it, especially from her kids who told her she looked bee-u-tiful. Thank you! Love, Julie
I had the pleasure of attending a promotion ceremony by the Berlin Wall memorial outside my office this afternoon, and snapped this pic five seconds before my phone died. I enjoy attending events like this. Military tradition and honoring a person’s accomplishments … it’s a good mix. Congrats to Col. C!!! It’s a privilege to work with you.Continue reading
It’s a reunion! We all work in different places now, but it’s so great when we can get together.Continue reading
I’m in a conference room most of today, so a pic of the Pantheon from yesterday.